PBOT shares final ‘Enhanced Transit Corridors’ plan, the latest piece of the low-car puzzle

Jonathan Maus (Publisher/Editor) by on June 7th, 2018 at 2:18 pm

Buses need dedicated lanes too, so something’s gotta’ give.
(Photo: Jonathan Maus)

When the Portland Bureau of Transportation (or any government agency for that matter) doesn’t have the public and/or political will to do something they know needs to be done, they will often create a plan. Once adopted, plans give the agency the foundation of policy and information needed to bolster their case both internally and externally. Such is the case with their Enhanced Transit Corridors Plan, which is now complete and headed to City Council for adoption on June 20th.
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Portland launches ‘PedPDX’ to update citywide walking plan

Jonathan Maus (Publisher/Editor) by on March 29th, 2017 at 9:12 am

East Portland street scenes-8

Crossing large arterials in east Portland — like 122nd — should be much easier.
(Photo: J. Maus/BikePortland)

When it comes to moving people in Portland, “walking” is listed in our 2035 Comprehensive Plan as the highest priority mode. To make sure that policy makes it into practice, the Bureau of Transportation has embarked on the first update of their Pedestrian Plan since 1998. They call it “PedPDX”.
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